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How to Earn a Medical Degree in Another Country
August 13, 2018
Want to work in the medical field and study abroad? You can do both. With some planning and forethought, you can make it work. Here's how.

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7 Nursing Specialties to Consider
July 30, 2018
Of the 100+ nursing specialties from which to choose, it can feel hard to decide where to focus. From patient-centric to managerial and research, take a closer look at these seven nursing specialties.

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Common Summer Health Problems
July 16, 2018
Summer is a special season when it comes to medicine. Here’s what doctors who skipped summer vacation should expect among their patients, besides the typical sunburn.

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Five Reasons to Study Anesthesiology
July 9, 2018
Anesthesiology recently made Insider Monkey’s roundup of the 10 happiest medical specialties with the most satisfied doctors. Responsible for administering general or regional anesthesia to patients, anesthesiologists are also tasked with monitoring patients’ vital signs and critical life functi...

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How to Get Great Recommendation Letters
July 3, 2018
Of all the things you do to prepare for getting into medical school, securing great recommendation letters should be at the top of your list. One strategy you should know about: committee letters. Let's take a closer look at six strategies you can use to get the best recommendation letters possible.

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Six Must-Read Blogs for Med Students
June 25, 2018
No one ever said the life of a medical student was easy, but you don’t have to do it alone. Aside from the support of family, friends, and your medical school community, the internet is a wonderful resource and repository of helpful information. Wondering where to start? Check out these six must-r...

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What Does Gastronomy Have to Do with Medicine?
June 18, 2018
The late, great Anthony Bourdain said, “Food is everything we are. It’s an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It’s inseparable from those from the get-go.” It goes without saying that food is also re...

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Why You Should Study Dentistry
June 12, 2018
Put art, science, compassion, and healthcare into a blender, mix them up, and voila! You have dentistry, one of the most underrated fields in medicine. Ready to explore? Good. Let's take a deep dive into your oral health.

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Five Fields of Study to Keep Med School Burnout at Bay
June 4, 2018
The European Psychiatric Association (EPA) recently highlighted an “alarming” trend in the medical community: Nearly half of medical students experience emotional exhaustion, AKA “burnout,” which can put them at increased risk for mental illness and dropping out of school. There is good news...

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English Language Programs: A Milestone in Medical Education
June 1, 2018
For students aspiring to careers in science and medicine English language skills are particularly important. Because of this, English language medical studies -- including in countries where English is not the native language -- are an increasingly popular option for students looking to acquire crit...

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August 7, 2018

With warnings that nearly every General Practice (GP) surgery is missing at least one doctor, the UK's Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) ...


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July 31, 2018

Electronic health records (EHR) promise to transform the healthcare system. However, they’re only as effective as the degree to which they’re util...